Author: Gary D. Schmidt
Publisher: Clarion Books
Keywords: gold, straw
Number of Pages: 176
Published: 2001-04-23
List price: $15.00
ISBN-10: 0618056017
ISBN-13: 9780618056019

What fills a hand fuller than a skein of gold? By order of the king, two boys, Tousle and Innes, must find the answer to this puzzling riddle within seven days or be killed. A former nursemaid to the queen"s child tells the boys that the banished queen may have the answer they seek. Danger presents itself at every turn, for the boys are pursued by the Great Barons, who are secretly plotting against the king. Another pursuer, the greedy King"s Grip, reveals a strange story of a little man who once spun straw into gold of incredible beauty for the queen but then disappeared with her firstborn so

Author: Peter Murray
Publisher: Smart Apple Media
Keywords: earth, gold
Number of Pages: 1
Published: 2001-08
List price: $24.25
ISBN-10: 1583401083
ISBN-13: 9781583401088

Author: Will Hobbs
Publisher: HarperCollins
Keywords: gold, jason
Number of Pages: 240
Published: 2000-10-31
List price: $5.99
ISBN-10: 0380729148
ISBN-13: 9780380729142

"Gold!" Jason shouted at the top of his lungs. "Read all about it! Gold discovered in Alaska!"Within hours of hearing the thrilling news, fifteen-year-old Jason Hawthorn jumps a train for Seattle, stow away on a ship bound for the goldfields, and joins thousands of fellow prospectors attempting the difficult journey to the Klondike. The Dead Horse Trail, the infamous Chilkott Pass, and a five-hundred-mile trip by canoe down the Yukon River lie ahead. With help from a young writer named Jack London, Jason and his dog face moose, bears, and the terrors of a subartic winter in this bone-chilling

Author: Wilbur Smith
Publisher: St. Martin’s Paperbacks
Keywords: gold
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 2006-10-03
List price: $7.99
ISBN-10: 0312940610
ISBN-13: 9780312940614

North of Johannesburg, five companies share the Kitchenerville fields, furiously blasting and digging deep into the earth. For some men, gold mining is a way of life—and death. For some it’s just a business. For one man, it’s the most dangerous game of all... Rod Ironsides makes love to his boss’s wife and drives his miners faster and harder than anyone has ever dared. A few weeks ago, Ironsides had a passion for golf and one-night stands. Now, he has been handed a prize and a curse: to blast through rock and reap a fortune—or be destroyed. From a split-second, oxygen-sucking explo

Author: Joseph Heller
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Keywords: gold
Number of Pages: 447
Published: 1997-11-12
List price: $16.00
ISBN-10: 0684839741
ISBN-13: 9780684839745

Hailed as "one of the important books of our generation" by the Chicago Sun-Times, this hilarious story of middle-aged English professor Dr. Bruce Gold and his encounter with White House politics takes readers into the heart of the Jewish experience in contemporary America.

Author: Nelson DeMille
Publisher: Warner Books
Keywords: coast, gold
Number of Pages: 707
Published: 1997-04-01
List price: $14.99
ISBN-10: 0446673218
ISBN-13: 9780446673211

Along the wealthy North Shore of New York’s Long Island, the once-affluent Wall Street attorney John Sutter meets Mafia kingpin Frank Bellarosa and finds himself drawn into a seductive world of money and violence. Reprint.

Author: Ron Roy
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Keywords: mysteries, gold, goose
Number of Pages: 86
Published: 1998-12-29
List price: $3.99
ISBN-10: 0679890785
ISBN-13: 9780679890782

Sun, sand--and sunken treasure? That’s what Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose discover when they go on vacation to Florida. An old ship has been found off the coast, and it’s full of gold! Two divers are collecting donations to bring up the loot. They’re promising to share whatever they find, but is this too good to be true? It’s up to Dink and his friends to get to the bottom of it! A brand-new map of the Florida coast and fun black-and-white drawings make The Goose’s Gold a must for kids who love mysteries!
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